SAP sponsored event: Individual responsibility and climate injustice

 We conduct our lives within institutions that may be destroying civilization as we know it. We know the mechanism through which we are doing this, and our voluntary actions contribute to it. Global structural responses are slow and uncertain. Individual responses suffer from uncertainty and inefficacy. And yet to suppose that individuals need do nothing, […]

SAP sponsored event: Data-sensitive political theory

Workshop overview What role should empirical evidence play in normative theorizing about politics? For example, should theories of distributive justice accommodate public beliefs about what’s fair? Does evidence about what happens in real world deliberations disrupt deliberative democratic theory? Debates about the place of empirical data in political theory have increasingly been at the fore […]

SAP sponsored event: Genome Editing and Animal Welfare

The Oxford Uehiro Center for Practical Ethics, in conjunction with Wolfson College and the Wellcome Centre for Ethics and Humanities, is organizing a one day workshop on the topic of Genome Editing and Animal Welfare.  Speakers and topics will include: Bernice Bovenkerk: “Animal (dis)enhancement: lessons from the human enhancement debate” Sarah Chan: “Genome editing and the […]

SAP sponsored event: Feelings of Belonging and Affective Spaces: Phenomenological Explorations

The aim of this two-day workshop is to consider the relationship between feelings of belonging and affective spaces. We seek to chart the various ways in which experiences such as group experience, political engagement, isolation, interpersonal atmospheres and online sociality manifest in relation to how social space is experienced and navigated. The format of the […]